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Our Top 5 Persian Recipes

Our Top 5 Persian Recipes

The new Aromatic Persian-Style Quinoa & Lentils are made with traditional ingredients including kibbled onions and raisins with a mix of quinoa and lentils and give a truly delicious and satisfying taste of Persia. We’ve pulled together our top 5 recipes for delicious inspiration to help you enhance your meal time using the Persian Pouch! Don’t forget to pick yours up at Waitrose today!

1. Persian Lamb and Sweet Potato Tagine

With the cold nights drawing in, this simple, one-pot tagine is perfect for a weeknight dinner and maybe left overs for lunch! Hearty and warm, it’s great for colder evenings and a fantastic way to maximise the Persian flavours in the pouch

2. Persian lamb Flatbreads

Soft and doughy and perfect for absorbing all the flavours of the gently spiced Persian flavours. Top with creamy natural yoghurt and pomegranate seeds for a simple, sharing style dinner

3. Persian Breakfast Hash

Breakfast with a Persian twist, this hearty morning meal will set you up for the rest of the day and proves that Quinoa & Lentils can be used for all eating occasions

4. Cumin Roasted Ribbon Carrot Ribbon Salad

These quick roast carrots are a game changer and perfect for a speedy, fresh and tasty work lunch and work wonderfully with the Persian-Style Quinoa & Lentils

5. Pomegranate Chicken Stew

Another wonderful winter warmer to set you up for darker nights and hearty bites! The chicken is stewed in aromatic flavours for the maximum taste

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